Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Tutorial and pattern: Web BnB Halloween spider hoop art

Tutorial and pattern: Web BnB Halloween spider hoop artBev from Flamingo Toes created this adorable Web BnB hoop art, and she’s sharing the free pattern over at Eighteen 25!  It’s made from applique and simple embroidery.  The design is so cute for Halloween and the black lace trim … Read More...



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12 unusual painting techniques

This is a great collection of 12 painting techniques that are originally for nail art but could be used for all sorts of painting projects from fine art to crafts. These would be great for miniature work! I can’t wait … Read More...



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This Apple Cross-Stitch Pattern Sure is Sweet

apple cross stitch pattern

Oh my goodness, isn’t this little apple cross stitch pattern from Crafty Guild the cutest?

The little apple with the big smile and blushing cheeks is worked with eight colors of floss, but what makes it extra cute is how … Read More...



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Tutorial and pattern: Mini backpack coin purse

Tutorial and pattern: Mini backpack coin purseMayra from So Sew Easy has a tutorial and free pattern for making this mini backpack coin purse.  It looks complicated, but it’s actually an easy pattern.  You can make one in just an hour!  A loop and a swivel … Read More...



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13 Free Fall Printables

Fall into Autumn with these 13 free printables to use for home decor or paper crafting. Choose between subway prints, watercolor paintings, graphic text. hand lettered designs, and more. Depending on the file type you can also vary the sizes … Read More...



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Grab These Labels to Go with Your Gift Knits

handmade gift tag with washing instructionsIf you knit gifts for other people, you know it can sometimes be a gamble as to whether they can properly take care of whatever it is you are gifting them. That’s why superwash wool is such an amazing thing, … Read More...



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Halloween Wire Spider Web Wall Art

This spooky/cute spider web is so adorable and easy to make, with craft supplies you might just have on hand. Learn how to make a wire spider web for the ultimate Halloween party!  Or add them to walls for fun … Read More...



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The Most Addicitive Candy Corn Halloween Bark

 

This Halloween recipe is perfect for Halloween sweet and treats. Make this Halloween candy corn bark for Halloween parties. This bark is highly addictive. It contains Rolos, Candy corn, toffee and pretzels!! The perfect Halloween treat you can make … Read More...



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Printable Patterned Envelopes for Snail Mail and Journaling Pockets

Make snail mail fun again with these free printable patterned envelopes, or use them for tucking in journaling on your scrapbook page or in mini albums. You’ll get the printable template to print on any colored paper of your choice. … Read More...



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Tutorial and pattern: Best Baby Bib

Tutorial and pattern: Best Baby BibIt’s good to have a go-to gift to make for baby showers.  The Best Bib from Bite Sized Biggie is a great go-to gift, and the pattern is free!  It’s big enough to keep messes off even an older baby, … Read More...



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Project: Clear Holiday Ornament with Stamped Scene Inside

Project: Clear Ornament with Stamped Scene Inside

This cute stamped winter scene inside of a clear plastic ornament is the perfect accent on your holiday tree. Learn how to use some new product from Hero Arts to put it together. These would make great holiday hand made … Read More...



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First it burns, then it bleeds: The Creepy Hand Candle

These creepy halloween candles may be the creepiest idea for 2017 Halloween. Developed by the Creepy Candle company, these candles burn and then the flesh reveals to show blood coming out and then when all the burning is done, the … Read More...



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Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Tutorial: Skinny hair bows

Tutorial: Skinny hair bowsThese skinny fabric bows make the cutest hair accessories!  Kimberly from Sweet Red Poppy shows how you can sew these sweet little fabric bows.  They’re a cute way to use your scraps.  Add them to hair clips or headbands!

Click … Read More...



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Project: Floating Ghost Acetate Card

Project: Floating Ghost Acetate Card

I was really inspired by a card I shared recently from Sugar Pea Designs so I decided to use it as inspiration and put my own spin on it and make a card with a similar idea. Visit my YoutubeRead More...



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Try This Fun Leaf-Rubbing Activity with Your Little Ones

leaf rubbing printable book cover

Taking leaf rubbings is a classic fall activity (and it happens to be a great motor skill developer, what with the holding, grasping and rubbing that’s going on).

You can make leaf rubbing into a fun activity with this printableRead More...



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Knit a Sweet Treat for Your Hands

knit candy corn mittens for kidsEveryone, it seems, has a strong opinion about candy corn. I think it’s disgusting and a waste of calories that could otherwise be consumed in chocolate.

But even I can see its graphic appeal, those bold stripes that are prefect … Read More...



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Giveaway- Feng Crochet: Calming Projects for A Harmonious Home

Giveaway- Feng Crochet: Calming Projects for A Harmonious Home

Leave a comment in today’s post by September 28, 2017and you are in the running for this yummy crochet book.

Open to U. S. residents only please.

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Tutorial: Black cat zip pouch

I have 5 black cats at my house, so this black cat zip pouch by Alicia from Sew What Alicia is giving me all the smiles!  I love how his little eyes are cut to the side like he’s up … Read More...



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20 Paper Plate Projects

PAPER PLATE CRAFTS FOR TODDLERS

Paper plate crafts are such a lot of fun for toddlers and preschoolers. Paper plates are inexpensive and require minimum storage too. I love when my craft supplies stack up in a small pile. Paper … Read More...



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What makes a sewing business successful?

We all know that when it comes to business it is important to learn from our mistakes. How about learning from others? This article is an interview with a handmade sewing business that made it work! They are out there … Read More...



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Unicorn Door Wreath Tutorial

This wreath can be a great gift for unicorn lovers and a great project for crafty unicorn fans! Learn how to make a Unicorn wreath with this free step by step tutorial.

 

Materials required

• Burlap fabric

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Halloween Gift – Candy Corn Bath Salts

This recipe is for a Halloween Themed Candy Corn Bath salt. It’s the perfect Halloween gift for anyone who doesn’t like candy or want candy. (Crazy people). It also makes a lovely Bath Gift for A Party hostess in the … Read More...



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Crochet Pattern Amigurumi Sheep

Bah bah black sheep have you any wool? Oh my little sheepy lamb how adorable are these guys? Sheep triplets!

You can grab the free Crochet pattern here.… Read More...



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Tutorial: Scrap fabric wrap bracelets

Tutorial: Scrap fabric wrap braceletsStaci from Crafty Staci shows how you can sew your scraps into these cool fabric wrap bracelets. The long skinny bracelets wrap around the wrist several times and have a swivel hook closure.  The hardware makes an interesting and easy … Read More...



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Product Review: Hot Glue Gun / Craft Tool Holder

Product Review: Hot Glue Gun Holder

The Hot Glue Gun Holder from Totally Tiffany is the perfect way to protect your work surface and your hands from getting burned or covered in glue. It’s got very sturdy construction with a cradle to hold the glue gun, … Read More...



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Monday, 18 September 2017

Tutorial: Accordion style jewelry pouch

Tutorial: Accordion style jewelry pouchThis jewelry pouch has 5 pockets on the inside, and expands like an accordion!  Sew4Home has a tutorial showing how you can make one.  It’s like a smaller, fabric version of those expandable accordion folders you see at the office … Read More...



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Download: RV Die Cut

Download: RV Die Cut

Whether you call it a trailer, a airstream, an RV or a caravan this adorable die cut shape makes for a super cute travel or welcome home card. How fun would it be to decorate it for different holidays? Birds … Read More...



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Tutorial: Beauty and the Beast Belle costume dress

Tutorial: Beauty and the Beast Belle costume dressWhy do Disney princesses always have these complicated dresses?  And of course those are the ones the girls want to wear for their Halloween costumes, because who wouldn’t want to wear a fancy princess dress?  Jess from Gracious Threads shares … Read More...



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Stencil a barbed wire background on your planner page

I’ve been experimenting with different backgrounds and one of my favorite materials and images is of barbed wire. So I thought I’d play around with this cool barbed wire stencil by Sheena on a planner page.

Since this was going … Read More...



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Stitch for Fall with Sullivans

fall cross stitch patterns from sullivansSullivans USA has a lot of great freebie cross-stitch patterns, but I really like the options for fall. (Scroll down a little on the page to find them.)

There are acorns and a harvest-time theme with pumpkins, a red … Read More...



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Tutorial: Felt candy corn Halloween garland

Tutorial: Felt candy corn Halloween garlandCori from Hey Let’s Make Stuff shows how you can make this felt candy corn garland.  The design is so simple and yet it’s so cute!  If you have a cutting machine, she’s got a .SVG file for you.  If … Read More...



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DIY Sewing Wreath

This wreath is perfect for any time of year. This wreath is created using sewing notions and old threads. To create your own sewing wreath you will need a polystyrene wreath base. 

Then wrap your wreath with some ribbon or … Read More...



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Get Ready for Fall and Winter with Handknits from Norway

handknits from norwayIf you’re a fan of classic Norwegian knitting motifs — snowflakes, stars, geometric patterns and the like — but would also like to use those designs in less-than-traditional ways, you’ll love Handknits from Norway: Classic Norwegian Motifs in Modern KnittingRead More...



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Winner- AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting Motifs

Congrats go out to Yvonne V. of Rochester Hills, MI as she is the winner of AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting MotifsRead More...



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Rustic Grazing Picnic Table

I am in love with this Rustic picnic Grazing table. The table its self is made from Pallets and a cut board on top. This grazing table is one big chopping board and I love it. The colors on the … Read More...



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Make Your Own Rustic Halloween Sign

This Rustic Halloween decoration is so easy to make. The Halloween sign is made using garden stakes and a Halloween Design. This would be perfect for Inside on the mantel as Halloween wall art or out on the porch. You … Read More...



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Count and Color Thanksgiving Printable 

Here’s a fun Thanksgiving activity for your kids: a count and color sheet! Not only can they see how many Thanksgiving items they can find like in I Spy,  they can also color in the sheet too. This will help … Read More...



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Project: Botanical Shaker Card

Project: Botanical Shaker Card

As summer is coming to an end, I’m glad to see one more pretty floral card design. I love the cool and unique combination of botanical designs and gears in this shaker card designed by Nico Scrap. Using products from … Read More...



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Sunday, 17 September 2017

Tutorial and pattern: Perfect T-Shirt Dress for girls

Tutorial and pattern: Perfect T-Shirt Dress for girlsThe Perfect T-Shirt Dress by Jamie from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom is the perfect school dress!  It’s a loose fit A-line t-shirt dress that looks dressed up but is still comfortable for playground.   And, it’s a free pattern!  … Read More...



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Polymer Clay Leaf Incense Holders

Where I live, fall is on it’s way. There are leaves falling everywhere. This leaf shaped incense holder, from Marwa of Enthralling Gumption, is a salute to the theme. Make it with white air dry clay, like Marwa, or … Read More...



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Tutorial: Easy fabric pumpkins

Tutorial: Easy fabric pumpkinsFabric pumpkins are a quick and pretty way to decorate for the fall months, and they’re super easy to make!  Amy from The Idea Room shows how you can make a fabric pumpkin.  You can use any fabric, but I’m … Read More...



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Mini Lego Star Wars Projects

This Lego project is perfect for a quick afternoon Lego project for Children. The full instructions are available over at FrugalFun4Boys.com.Read More...



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25 Fonts You Can Use for Halloween Crafts and Scrapbook Pages

This is a collection of 25 fun and spooky Halloween fonts. They are all free to download for personal use, so pick your favorite and create something fun! Want some ideas on how to use these free fonts for Halloween … Read More...



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Halloween Printable Treat Bags

These Halloween Trick Or Treat Bags are adorable! They are Perfect For Halloween gifts, or Halloween themed School lunches. You can grab the free printable by following this link.… Read More...



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8 Halloween Afghan Crochet Blankets


These Halloween Crochet Blankets are perfect for October. Halloween is a fun time of year so why not make a Halloween blanket or Afghan. These Crochet Blankets are perfect for gift giving for Halloween or Fall. I have added all … Read More...



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Tutorial: Bucket bag backpack

Tutorial: Bucket bag backpackCrystal from Stitched By Crystal shares a tutorial at Make It and Love It showing how to make a bucket bag backpack.  The round bottom gives plenty of room to pack for dance class, sports practice, or even a sleepover.  … Read More...



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Project: Fall Pop Up Gift Card Holder

Project: Fall Pop Up Gift Card Holder

How much fun is this pop up card that holds a gift card inside? Designer Chari Moss used dies and stamps from Lawn Fawn for this great autumn card. My favorite tip was how she made the tree tops. By … Read More...



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Saturday, 16 September 2017

Using a Ripple Blade with Polymer Clay

I consider various blades to be part of my basic polymer clay set up. I have a flexible and a rigid “tissue blade”, an xacto knife and, usually, a ripple blade. I may not use it much but slicing into … Read More...



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Tutorial: Ballet tutu

Emily from Life Sew Savory shows how she sewed this classic ballet tutu for her daughter.  Unlike a no-sew knotted tulle tutu, her sewn version has the tulle gathered on to a fabric strip that has a foldover elastic waistband … Read More...



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